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>> now at 11:00, a life-threatening outbreak at a south bay university. hundreds of students lined up to get vaccinated for men anyone. >> ties after three classmates got the disease. >> abc7 news reporter lisa amin gulezian is live with new details. lisa? >> dan, you know, at some point, the students were in line for more than two hours and it was all to get a vaccine for the b strain of bacterial meningitis. the santa clara university students field into the levy center nonstop for hours. >> it is a surprise to me and it is scary. >> the university is doling out 3500 doses of the vaccine on sunday three students all got sick. sources say two live in swig hall and one victim is on the university's rowing team. >> there were so many people
that were affected or in the vicinity of the initial person that was infected. my concern is keeping it contained. >>200 students mostly in the dorm have already gotten antibiotics. meningitis is spread through coughing, sneezing or kissing. he is not surprised by the outbreak. >> it is significant because it is a school with a very large dormitory population and that's where it spreads quickly. >> symptoms are a high fever, severe headaches and extremely stiff neck, vomiting, red rash and sensitivity to bright lights. a different meningitis strain killed a professor in alameda last month. no other cases of meningitis have surfaced at that campus. lisa amin gulezian, abc7 news. >> abc7 news was in pacifica after a second sinkhole opened up on beach boulevard.
violent waves chipped away at the coastline. the city is under a local state of emergency after sig -- after significant el nino-red storms. and a high surf warning up and down the coast tonight. you can see the large waves. the warning will remain in affect until 7:00 a.m. tomorrow. despite the high surf, the maverick surf contest won't happen until at least next week. today was the first of four blackout days for the popular competition. resources and agencies needed for the contest are busy with super bowl 50. if you want to watch surfers say they will be out on the water surfing anyway. a granite state battle between the democrats who want to be president. with five days to go before the new hampshire primary, former secretary of state hillary clinton and bernie sanders did not hold back in their debate tonight. abc7 news reporter marcy gonzalez is in manchester.
>> tonight facing off -- >> let's talk about the issues that divide us. we both agree -- >> the two democratic presidential candidatess in their last debate before the primary. >> secretary clinton does represent the establishment. i represent ordinary americans. >> secretary sanders is the only person who would characterize me, a woman running to be the first president as exemplifying the establishment. >> he is now pulling ahead by more than 30 points. >> senator sanders and i share some big progressive goals. >> in the republican race donald trump is still the front runner. marco rubio is surging to second and cruz again defending his tactics after false claims made by his team the night of the iowa caucuses that he planned to suspend his campaign.
>> please inform any caucus goers and urge them to caucus for ted instead. >> accusing cruz of fraud and now cruz with a new line attack against trump and this ad against former president jimmy carter. >> i would choose trump. trump has proven already. >> trump brushing it off say thing say -- saying carter has good taste. trump had his busiest day, and he said he knows he has to fight for a win here. abc news, manchester, new hampshire. >> abc news will host a republican debate in new hampshire this saturday. live coverage starts at 5:00 p.m. here on abc7. >> turning to super bowl 50 we are now just three days away from the big game. here is a live picture of super bowl city from the visa everywhere cam. >> and thousands of music fans packed into san francisco for two big name concerts. >> cornell bernard joins us live with the story. hi, cornell.
>> hi, ama and dan. two bands are rocking san francisco in a big way. one performing here at super bowl city which may have seen its biggest crowd ever tonight. >> how are you doing, san francisco? >> band perry rocked the crowd. thousands of fans came out to listen to the country band with a unique sound. sally wouldn't miss. it. >> i love them. i have been waiting to see them for a longtime and now i am here watching them. it is awesome seeing them in our backyard. >> super bowl city was packed. some fans showing how much they love the super bowl and not everyone can pull off a balloon hat. >> having so many wonderful people come from the bay area to visit the city and now we get folks from out of town. >> miles away there was traffic and big lines to see the dave matthews band per forming a pier70.
some say super bowl week is a great time to see dave. >> we have listened to him for 20 years. he is going on hiatus and we will see him eight times. weary living our mid90s. >> the nfl experience for those who come to the bay area to win. >> panthers by 10. >> super bowl 50 is days away. in san francisco, cornell bernard, abc7 news. >> earlier this evening abc7 news caught up with 14 make a wish chirp as they deal in person. they got a chance to meet several players at an event in san francisco. the kids have known for several months before they knew if their favorite team would be playing in the game. >> i am really excited. i am not going to be sleeping for the next couple days.
super bowl, super bowl, super bowl. >> so sweet. sunday will be a day none of the kids will forget. even more importantly t.j. and matthew are both in remission. >> that's good news. download our abc7 news app for details on traffic alert, super bowl city and the nfl experience. enable push alerts so we can best keep you informed. >> with all of the attention on the super bowl, there is a dark side. authorities are trying to shine a light on and stop human trafficking. >> cheryl jennings has a special report on this growing epidemic. cheryl? >> it certainly is. the problem is so huge. i talked with one victim who was forced into a life of prostitution at just 14 years old. >> if i didn't make any money that day i couldn't eat. >> coming up, how she escaped and the help that is letting her live a new life. >> i am abc7 news
meteorologist sandhya patel. you are looking at terrific visibility toward super bowl city. will the big game forecast cooperate? we have big changes ahead. i'll detail them out coming up. >> thank you, sandhya. also ahead, the super bowl surprise coldplay has for super bowl fans. >> all of that is coming up, first, here is a look at "jimmy kimmel live" after abc7 news at 11:00. >> thanks, dan and ama. sharing and caring. i am sharing this because i care. >> he is playing with it and next thing i know, cuddles better than my husband does...c ...but that's just between you and me. it's really cool to the touch.
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pleasanton and all the bay area, this is abc7 news. >> under cover detectives looking to stop human trafficking arrested a sacramento woman suspected of pimping a teen anal girl. 20-year-old scott goes by the name of taco. she was one of three people taken into custody and one was a 17-year-old girl. detectives responded to an escort ad on an adult website and the teen is now being looked after by social
services. the hype and the glamour and the excitement surrounding the super bowl is the type of big scale event that brings an increase in trafficking. >> cheryl jennings talks to a woman who escaped from a life of prostitution thanks to resources that are helping to not put them into jail. >> these could be your sons and daughters and they are trapped in a vicious cycle, poor, uneducated and very afraid. i met with some people who escaped what they called human slavery. they were so vulnerable and all had run away from foster homes or group homes. >> did you have a pimp? >> yes, i did. i couldn't eat until he said eat. if i didn't make any money that day i couldn't eat. i could be up all hours of the day trying to make money. >> mari was just 14 when she found herself in a life of prostitution. she had been in foster care since she was eight years old.
she didn't have much, just a few pictures and a nightmare of a life. >> just the thought of someone owning you as property or telling you, oh, if you leave i'll kill you, that thought is really scary. >> i am at the group home in san francisco where she stayed after she escaped from the abuse. >> they are running away and he wound up leaving. i ran so i couldn't run no more. >> mari is now 23 and the mother of a todd leer. toddler. she thanks the home every day for her life. on i left it. >> she was just 14, a foster child when the first of many johns preyed on that young teen. >> i just ran from my group home. i didn't know what to do so i
went with him and went to the car and we drove around and parked in the parking lot. i had sex with him and i was with him for about an hour and he gave me $150 and i left. >> she came as a transgender teen and now she has a new life and a new job. >> sometimes as us being children and us being minors we are young minded and brought into something not knowing how serious the consequence can be. >> she is also transgender and lived a hard life on the street starting at 14. she stayed at the home for five years. >> a lot of times we don't have any clothes. the toilet tree. and t then i get them enrolled in school right away. >> kill low works with -- kelly works with the founder. >> tina's counselors treats the girls like family. >> i look around and know these girls had such a hard life. i see big stuffed toys because
inside they are just kids. >> kids that want to be loved and heard. >> we will do what we can for the survivors. as long as you have johns out there, it is not going to stop. >> there are a lot of resources out there to help save these young people. for more information log on to our website, abc7news.com. >> it is a great program. >> tomorrow night at 11:00, the eye team investigates the emergency medical response system. the super bowl crowds have insiders worried about unreliable ambulances. >> how concerned are you? >> very because the fleet is old and reliability is a key part of the system. >> dan noyes investigates what some say could threaten patient safety. that's tomorrow night on abc7 news at 11:00. please be sure to join us. >> we want to turn to our
weather and we are looking ahead to the super bowl weekend. >> and it will feel like spring. >> it is indeed. whoa will warm it up around here. as we look at live doppler 7hd here is the sign. there is no rain here unfortunately. it is fortunate for those visitors. it is six miles in santa rosa and we have fog that has formed. there is a high surf advisory until 7:00 a.m. friday. 11 to 16-foot waves will continue even though the height could come down. the temperatures right now in the 40s and 50s. a beautiful view of city hall. san francisco is sparkling from our tower camera. warming trend into next week. record highs are possible as we head toward next week.
so for super bowl city, it is going to be a bright start. mid50s. around 2:00 p.m. it is going to be the low 60s with upper level or high level cloudiness. the temperatures will be in the 50s. it is going to be dry. if you are going pack an extra layer. for levi stadium there is nothing but warmth in the forecast. we will drop you down to 57 by evening. at kickoff it will feel warm and you will need your sunscreen if you are going to check out that game. really what is ahead as you take a look at san jose's temperature trend is what you would expect to see in the springtime. temperatures are going to sore. the average high is 61. you will be well above normal hitting the weekend andnd beyond. early next week we will talk about the possibility of records. what about el nino? el nino is still near the equator in the pacific. it is one of the top two since 1950. as you will notice here it is
still in line with 97, 98. the weakening has started. but as you know the affects can continue well into spring. rain chances i am going to take you to the extended model. one model is showing the possibility of rain about a week away. friday february 12th going into valentine's weekend we could see light rain. stay tuned. at least it is encouraging. tomorrow morning midto upper 30s in the coldest inland valleys. patchy fog and something to watch out for. 62 in san francisco, concord, mid60s sap tau rosa. palo alto, livermore. nothing but a warming trend right on through the weekend and into next week. super bowl sunday, it is warm. 70s on the board. dan and ama? >> thank you, sandhya. >> cold play's super bowl pick. >> the mega rock band g
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the middle between those of us who know nothing about football and those of us who know almost absolutely nothing about football. >> i think as long as lebron james has a good game we will be fine. >> they are comedians. beyonce will join them on stage along with local band who haven't been revealed just yet. >> good stuff. on to sports. larry beil is there. >> gary kubiak, he won a super bowl with john elway. can he do it again with peyton manning? we will hear from the man in the saddle. introducing new k-y for massage and intimacy.
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lot of shared history. >> back in our day we roomed together. now a days they get their own room. it is a little difference. we are very close. our families were close. our kids were all the same ages. we are in our 50s now and life has changed a little bit. that's a very special moment to have this opportunity to be back and hopefully we have more to come. >> the world champion warrior dropped in on the white house guests of president obama who is golfing buddies with steph cur tree and loves basketball. warriors gm said the president will be a free agent after this year. they gave him his own warriors jersey. mr. obama is a huge bulls fan and had fun when he mentioned the warriors chasing the best record of 72 and 10. >> it is rare to be in the presence of guys from the greatest team in nba history. we are pretty lucky because we have one of those players in the house. steve kerr from the 1995, 1996
chicago bulls. >> for those of you who watched the game against -- the wizards last night. to use slang he was clowning. he was jumping up and down. >> i also want to say congratulations for becoming the first president in our nation's great history to use the term clowning. >> they had a lot of fun at the white house. the sharks in st. louis taking on the blues. joe thorton scores the 10th goal of the season. sweet pass. three minutes left in the game. the forehand and backhand and slides it past elliott. his seventh of the year. and the sharks win again 3-1. saint mary's leading the west coast conference. everything was going fine.
they finished shooting 34%. meanwhile fisher had three of his game high 19. with authority. nine boards and seven assists. they drop to nine and two and are now half a game behind gone swru go. abc7 sports is brought to you by riverwalk casino. had a great time at the nfl experience and amazingly people standing in line and smiling about a two hour wait to get their photo with the lombardi trophy which will go to the champs. >> that's a lot of patience. >> you said everybody was in a great mood. >> they had a lot of skit tells and were sugared up. >> abc7 news continues on-line, twitter, facebook and on all of your mobile devices. >> our next newscast is tomorrow at 4:30. - hi, it's me. [imitates fanfare] lois prices from grocery outlet. - hi, it's... the rest of us! - hey there. - hi! - hey. loifor over 60 years now, grocery outlet has been selling the brands you know and love,